Ibanez KIKO10BP Trans Black

New Ibanez KIKO10BP Kiko Loureiro signature guitar. This is almost identical to the KIKO10P Ibanez introduced in their Premium line in 2014 but has a new Transparent Gray Burst finish. Based on the Ibanez SA but with a thicker Alder body the 2017 KIKO10BP still has the DiMarzio KIKO original pickups, extra deep horn cut, Tilt-in jack, lower profile Edge-Zero II tremolo, recessed knobs and a coil tap…

The Ibanez KIKO10BP Kiko Loureiro signature features a thicker Alder body with a flamed Maple arch top. The horn cut is Kiko’s unique extra-deep scoop cutaway at the back of the body which allows even easier access to high frets from any angles. The neck is 5-piece Maple with Walnut stripes, Rosewood fingerboard, 25.5″ scale length and 24 Jumbo frets with premium fret edge treatment. The 12th fret features a special Kiko inlay in Abalone based on native Brazilian patterns. There are three pickups – a pair of custom DiMarzio KIKO humbucking pickups flanking a custom DiMarzio KIKO single coil. The humbuckers can be coil-tapped on the volume control (push/pull) to offer single coil type sounds. The bridge is an original Edge-Zero II double locking tremolo which has been spec’d by Kiko with a lower profile for playing comfort, and stud lock function for stable tuning.

The KIKO10BP is produced in Indonesia to Premium-level standards. It is very similar to the KIKO100 which is MIJ (made in Japan) in the Ibanez Prestige line. The KIKO10BP uses the same custom KIKO Original pickups but has a slightly lower grade Edge-Zero II double locking tremolo. The KIKO100 MIJ model also has scalloped frets on the 19th to 24th frets.

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  • Body: Alder
  • Top: Flamed Maple
  • Neck: 5-piece Maple/Walnut neck with KTS Titanium rods
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Inlays: offset dots and KIKO special Abalone inlay on 12th fret
  • Frets: 24 Jumbo frets with Premium fret-edge treatment
  • Scale length: 648mm / 25.5″
  • Neck Width at Nut: 42mm
  • Neck Width at 24th Fret: 57mm
  • Neck Thickness at 1st Fret: 20mm
  • Neck Thickness at 12th Fret: 22mm
  • Neck Radius: 400mmR
  • Neck Pickup: DiMarzio KIKO original (H) neck pickup (Passive/Ceramic)
  • Middle Pickup: DiMarzio KIKO original (S) middle pickup (Passive/Alnico)
  • Bridge Pickup: DiMarzio KIKO original (H) bridge pickup (Passive/Ceramic)
  • Bridge: Edge-Zero II tremolo with lower profile and stud lock function for stable tuning
  • Controls: volume with coil-tap (push/pull), tone, 5-way selector blade switch
  • Knobs: recessed control knobs
  • Hardware Color: Black
  • Output jack: Tilt-positioned output jack on the side
  • Colors: Transparent Gray Burst
  • Country manufactured: Indonesia
  • Factory Tuning: 1E, 2B, 3G, 4D, 5A, 6E
  • String Gauge: .010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046
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